QuoteThe company expects to follow that release with a 64-bit version of its Solaris operating system for Opteron by the middle of 2004. Sun plans to offer a preview version of the OS in the late spring, followed by a production version in the summer, the company said.
QuoteThe 20-inch iMac comes with a 1.25GHz PowerPC G4 processor, 256MB of RAM, an 80GB hard drive, Nvidia GeForce FX Ultra 5200 graphics chip and Apple's SuperDrive DVD recorder/CD burner. It is available now for $2,199, Apple said.
QuoteMakers of RFID (or radio frequency identification) tags, along with the retailers and suppliers who plan to use them, are saying the technology they spent millions of dollars developing is too weak to threaten consumer privacy. Metals, plastics and liquids, they say, all block radio signals before they reach RFID reader devices.
QuoteThe company has already said the chip will have two processors on a single piece of silicon, known as "dual core", and have 24 megabytes of cache.
QuotePerhaps the most serious flaw is a memory error in the Windows Workstation service, a software component that facilitates access to network resources such as printers and files. The vulnerability could allow an attacker to gain control of a person's PC via the Internet in much the same way the MSBlast worm was spread to hundreds of thousands of computers in August.